posted on August 08, 2011 07:14
Former New York Governor Hugh Carey has died. Carey is best remembered for leading the state during New York City's fiscal crisis of the late 1970's. He served two terms starting in 1975. Carey died over the weekend at his home on eastern Long Island. He was 92-years-old.
A five-year-old girl ejected from a car during a crash in the Town of Darien continues her recovery this morning.
The accident happened Saturday afternoon on Route 20 in Darien. Investigators say 23-year-old Jelissa Jones of Cheektowaga lost control of her car and it flipped over.
The five-year-old was sent to Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo. Her name and condition have not been released.
Jones and a three-month old girl suffered non-life threatening injuries. Police say charges are pending.
An apartment building in Albion becomes a deadly scene for the second time in less than a week. Police say 32-year-old David Grove was shot and killed outside the building on West State Street early Saturday morning. Authorities say last Thursday a 52-year-old woman was killed in an apartment fire. Investigators say the deadly fire and shooting are not connected.
A Rochester area woman, involved in a motorcycle crash last weekend in Orleans County, has died.
60-year-old Pamela Keyser was injured July 30th on Roosevelt Highway in the Town of Carlton.
Keyser died over the weekend at Strong Memorial.
The Batavia City Council meets tonight.
Council is expected to act on a law prohibiting drinking in public park pavilions. A loophole in the law allows drinking only in park pavilions.
Council tried to fast track the law last month, but three councilpersons voted no, worried that the law was an infringement on personal rights.
Council meets at 7 tonight.
Also tonight, the Batavia City School Board meets at the District Administration building on Washington Avenue.
This meeting also starts at 7.
The public is welcome to attend but is immediately ushered out of the meeting as the board goes into executive session.
A note for motorists in Attica: A portion of Route 238 will close effective today. A culvert located between Attica High School and the bus Garage is being replaced. Route 238 is slated to reopen September 1st.